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Board: Koen Morbée, Koen Van Duyse, Alain Van Geel, Stijn Vastmans

Number of partners: 17

Number of other lawyers: 125

Languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:

Tiberghien is an independent law firm, specialised in all domains of taxation and family (patrimonial) law. With 125 lawyers, and offices in Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, Hasselt and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Tiberghien has the biggest independent tax practice at the Belgian bar. The main asset of Tiberghien consists of a multidisciplinary, international and in-depth approach to tax. Tiberghien offers a full service, completing its tax advice with in house auxiliary services, such as tax compliance, legal advice in the area of civil, family and patrimonial law, transfer pricing, valuations, business modelling and legal economics. Tiberghien advises family-owned businesses, international businesses, start-ups, banks, investment, private equity and pension funds, insurance companies, government bodies, non-profit organisations, universities and private clients. In more than 75% of the cases, clients rely on Tiberghien for multiple years as their main tax advisor. Tiberghien intensively invests in academic contributions, the most reputed of these being the ‘Tiberghien Tax Law Manual’, which is published annually.

Main Areas of Practice:

Tiberghien offers expertise in all fields of corporate and personal taxation. Its main practice areas are:

■ Banking, insurance and finance

■ Corporate tax

■ Estate planning

■ Family (patrimonial) law

■ Individual and HR tax

■International and EU tax

■ Mergers and acquisitions

■ Private clients and family owned businesses

■ Private equity

■ Real estate and infrastructure tax

■ Sports & entertainment (

■ Tax litigation

■ Transfer pricing

■ Valuations

■ VAT, customs and excise duties

■ Voluntary disclosure proceedings

International Work:

Tiberghien acts for national and multinational companies and institutions as well as for high net worth individuals. As a top tier Belgian tax firm, it has over many decades successfully established operational relationships with a number of (tax) law firms across Europe and beyond.Tiberghien has an extensive network of high quality ‘best friends’ law firms all over the world.


Banking, Insurance & Finance:

Contacts:Koen Van Duyse, Christophe Coudron, Bart De Cock

Emails:[email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Corporate Tax:

Contacts:Koen Morbée, Nick Boonen, Ben Van Vlierden

Emails:[email protected], nick.boonen@, [email protected]

Estate Planning:

Contacts:Walter Verlinden, Griet Vanden Abeele, Gerd D. Goyvaerts, Alain Van Geel, Emilie Van Goidsenhoven

Emails:[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Family Property Law:

Contacts:Alain Van Geel, Larissa De Wulf

Emails:[email protected], [email protected]

Individual & HR Tax:

Contacts: Koen Van Duyse, Daan Buylaert

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

International & EU Tax:

Contacts: Koen Morbée, Bernard Peeters

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:

Contact: Bernard Peeters, Michiel Boeren, Ivo Vande Velde

Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Private Clients & Family Owned Businesses:

Contacts: Gerd D. Goyvaerts, Walter Verlinden, Alain Van Geel, Pieter Souffriau, Eldar Mingaleyev

Emails: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Private Equity:

Contacts: Bernard Peeters, Robin Minjauw

Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Real Estate & Infrastructure Tax:

Contact: Robin Minjauw

Email: [email protected]

Sports & Entertainment (

Contact: Daan Buylaert

Email: [email protected]

Tax Litigation:

Contact: Ben Van Vlierden, Vincent Vercauteren, Céline Van houte, Christophe Dillen

Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Transfer Pricing & Valuations:

Contact: Tine Slaedts

Email: [email protected]

VAT, Customs & Excise Duties:

Contact: Stijn Vastmans, Stein De Maeijer

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Voluntary Disclosure Proceedings:

Contact: Gerd D Goyvaerts

Email: [email protected]

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Latest contributions provided by Tiberghien

Global Practice Guide
Alexandra Goossens
Carolyn Vanthienen
Camille Caestecker
Larissa De Wulf
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Alexandra Goossens, Carolyn Vanthienen, Camille Caestecker, Larissa De Wulf
Article • Feb 2024

Tiberghien rankings

Europe Guide 2024
1 Department
Band 2